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ethanmcconnell2020
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Snails

Post by ethanmcconnell2020 » Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:51 pm

I went and got snails from the river what type of snails are they and can puffers have them

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Re: Snails

Post by Pufferpunk » Sun Jul 30, 2017 7:47 pm

[welcome]
If you are looking to feed those to your puffer, I highly recommend either freezing 1st or quarantining for a month.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

ethanmcconnell2020
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Re: Snails

Post by ethanmcconnell2020 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 1:32 pm

So is not a good idea to feed it to a puffer

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Pufferpunk
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Joined: Tue May 31, 2005 11:06 am
Gender: Female
My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
Location (country): USA, Greenville, SC
Location: Chicago
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Re: Snails

Post by Pufferpunk » Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:35 pm

Not directly from the river, no.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

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Re: Snails

Post by Seaponygirl » Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:19 pm

I have access to many lake snails. Would a snail farm make them safe?

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Joined: Tue May 31, 2005 11:06 am
Gender: Female
My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
Location (country): USA, Greenville, SC
Location: Chicago
Contact:

Re: Snails

Post by Pufferpunk » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:50 pm

Just be sure to quarantine, 1st.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

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